Trailing Tulp

Trailing Tulp

Moraea viscaria

Scientific name

Flowers are white, sweetly scented with bright red pollen. It is 20 - 45 cm in height, outer tepals are 15 - 23 mm long and inner tepals 14 - 20 mm long. The stem is branched and sticky, dry at flowering.

References and further reading

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Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.


Good for coastal areas

Suitable for sandy soil

It provides food for:

Monkey beetle

Moraea viscaria is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos

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